Category Archives: 1920s

Liverpool 1922

Liverpool FC, League Champions Liverpool Football Club were founded in March 1892 by John Houlding, who owned the Anfield Road stadium. Everton FC were the occupants at Anfield before this date but following a disagreement with Houlding they promptly moved across Stanley Park to a new home; Goodison Park. Houlding was left with an empty…
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At The Fulwell End

Sunderland AFC, At The Fulwell End Dating from the 1930/31 season the image shows the following Sunderland players standing in front of a then roofless Fulwell End at Roker Park, Sunderland: Eden, Clunas, Urwin, Murray, Gurney, MacDougall, Bell, Gallacher, Shaw, Andrews, Connor. All top class players of the day they would lay the foundations for…
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Barney Travers

Barney Travers, Sunderland AFC Born Sunderland 1894 Barney Travers started his footballing career with Sunderland Co-op, playing in the local Wednesday League. From there he moved to Oak Villa and Lambton Star, then Sunderland West End, before signing for Sunderland AFC in July 1919. He fought during WW1 and was taken prisoner, remaining a POW…
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Charlton Athletic 1922/23

Charlton Athletic 1922/23 Charlton Athletic F.C. were formed on 9 June 1905 by a group of 15- to 17-year-olds in East Street, Charlton which is now known as Eastmoor Street and no longer residential. Charlton spent most of the years before the First World War playing in youth leagues. They became a senior side in…
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